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Project by jjw5858 posted 06-09-2011 09:55 PM 1622 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was something fun for a workhorse workbench that I added a little drawer to. I had some scrap oak and saw in my mind a cool handle that I wanted to try and make. So I got some cuts going, used my rasp and files and added a little spokeshaving to round the edges off. Then I layed out where to put it together on the pine plywood face, spokeshaved that down on the ends and fastened it on with screws.

Did everything by hand and was just something to have fun trying on a Saturday in the shop.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#1 posted 06-10-2011 05:40 AM

That does look like fun. Great job.

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#2 posted 06-10-2011 01:32 PM

Hey thanks, I always have a good time seeing what can be done and I rarely have used any or many plans for my projects. My family always asks me, you never even messed with woodshop in school?, or tools growing up?, anything? I am like….. no…lol. I think in the back of my mind I have always loved seeing guys like Norm or that kinda thing, and then I got into the Woodrights Show with Roy and I started to try some things. Here I am a little over a year just keeping it fun and experimenting. Thanks for your comments and enjoy your next build!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#3 posted 06-10-2011 03:04 PM

Nicely done

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 06-10-2011 03:05 PM

Stretching that little project out with hand tools. I like the way you think!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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